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Deciduous trees. Leaves imparipinnate. Catkins of male flowers slender, pendulous, 3-branched. Male flowers: calyx 2-3-lobed; stamens 3-10 in 2 or 3 series. Female flowers in terminal 2-10-flowered spikes; petals 0; ovary 1-locular. Husk of fruit dehiscent into 4 valves.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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